Dear Colleagues,

On behalf of the Organizing Committee, it is my pleasure to welcome you to the 18th International Eastern Mediterranean Family Medicine Congress (EMFMC2019), one of the most energized national meetings for family physicians.

The Symposium where you will find an advanced scientific program with lecture-discussions, workshops, oral, and poster presentations will be held inĀ  Divan Hotel Adana, Turkey on 25-28 April 2019. The theme is “Sustainable Health Goals in Family Medicine“. High-quality keynote speakers will participate from Europe and Wonca East Mediterranean Region. The EMFMC2019 Congress will provide an excellent platform for family physicians and trainees to update their knowledge and skills to best serve their patients.

We hope that this meeting will be a memorable experience for all of you, where Adana, the gem of Mediterranean Region of Turkey, provides an exquisite background for an open exchange of ideas and presentations of new research. We hope that you will be able to further friendships and strengthen scientific collaboration and enjoy the smell of orange flowers.

Best regards,

Prof. Dr. Ersin AKPINAR